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Golden Tulip Goa Candolim
Ranked #9 of 64 Hotels in Candolim
Certificate of Excellence
Malpas, null, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

The hotel was very clean and tidy, they wouldn't stop cleaning, very impressed everyone was so kind, friendly and helpful, the food for breakfast was lovely (no bacon), our room on the 4th floor was lovely and clean and big. Can't fault this hotel and I would certainly recommend it and nothing is expensive either!! Top places to eat in walking distance - the Mermaid, Palmland, Top Nosh and on the beach Ryan's Shack!!! about 10 mins to walk to the beach!!

the view looking from the hotel is proper homes of locals and it was nice to see everyday life for the families and children, not a bad view at all, no sea view but you are only 10 mins walk fro he beach. good time to go is end of Feb to early March as its starts getting hot, about 30c by 11am but there's always a nice breeze but keep a high factor. there's lots of people on the way to the beach trying to sell things just say no, but at Ryan's Shack on the beach the girls who work there do henna tattoos and paint your nails, massages etc they are not to advertise really but they tell you which is nice - costs about £5, one sells jewellery too but they don't pester you, but don't be afraid to say no! Candolim beach is lovely and beautiful sunsets!!

Room Tip: air con, mini bar (things are so cheap) we had wife was £18 for 5 nights but we had it for 7 until w...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 21 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your lovely feedback !

We are truly thankful to you for writing this wonderful review about your experience at the property. Our sincere gratitude for your recommendation and we are glad you had a memorable trip. We look forward to welcoming you back and pampering you with the best.

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
Resort Manager
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

We stayed here about month ago for two weeks. Rooms are very clean and free of pests. What comes to rooms they are high standard for value. Everything from rooms, to pool, toilets and restaurant is neat and clean and we got even asked couple times when we stayed here "is your room cleaned and ok". Breakfast was very good... many different foods and everything was good.

Some people are mourning about distances... actually its very easy to get at the beach and its like 5-10minutes walk. Shouldn`t be a problem even if youre on wheelchair.

Couple words of critics: Toilets doesn`t flush very well, so you have to use handshowers or flush like 3 times (though its normal at Asia). Hotel restaurant didn`t function very good (i think that is one reason why it always was empty, maybe little entertainment would cheer it up). Food was good, but service wasn`t very good, lot`s of staff but nothing happens and staff seems to be confused how to serve customers, though i consider its only lack of training. Same problem we had at reception... it almost felt that we are not welcome. Lot`s of staff just watching when you walk by and doing nothing. Again its just a small thing (and lack of training) that would make people feel more welcome.

Big star of the staff was oldest door/security guy at the door. He could be doorman or staff trainer at any high quality hotel around the world. He always made us feel welcome.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 21 April 2014
Dear Guest

Greetings from the Golden Tulip Grand View Resort, Goa!

Thank you for such a detailed review of our hotel and services! We are delighted to know that in general, we were able to meet your expectations.

Your observation about the hotels location is quite aptly put. We appreciate the same. Additionally, your feedbacks about the Service at the restaurant and water pressure in the washrooms has been taken seriously and we will work on the same.

We do look forward to welcoming you back at our resort in the near future thus giving us an opportunity to wow you and exceeding your expectations!

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights in january 2014. Very good property closer to beach and a very good market. Far from the hustle of north goa but still very close to all activities. Market and good restaurants are also very near. Well Stacked breakfast. Pool small but clean. Rooms very spacious and Friendly staff. Overall very good experience.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled on business
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 8 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from The Golden Tulip Grand View Resort!

Thank you for your review!

We are glad to know that in general, you liked the Resorts location, facilities and services.

We look forward to welcoming you and serving you once again in the future!

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2014

The rooms are average, however the swimming pool is very nicely made. The food at the restaurant was not good enough. The rooms are spacious and they provide a nice and decent size balcony. The hotel staff is miser with small things such as toiletries, ice, etc.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank MukulJain_2014
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 8 April 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from The Golden Tulip Grand View Resort!

Thank you for your review!

We appreciate your feedback about the Pool and Rooms. We have also noted your feedback related to the other aspects mentioned and have shared the same internally for review and corrections within our respective teams.

We do hope you visit soon and give us another opportunity to serve you.

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
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Redditch, England
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2014

It's a shame this hotel isn't in a better area, closer to the beach. It's a good 20-30 min walk to the beach. Rooms are well equipped and comfortable with a large bathroom, aircon, fridge, safe, lcd tv. Balcony is nice but view is of neighbouring run down buildings. It can be noisy at night with barking dogs. Pool area is clean but lacks enough sunbeds, only 8 for the entire hotel. It's a shame they charge for wifi too for such a modern, up and coming chain.

  • Stayed March 2014
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Thank AliGregory14
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 29 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from The Golden Tulip Grand View Resort!

Thank you for your review!

The Resort is Located 800 Mts from the beach, which is a 10 mts walk. Our location being in Candolim, we are quite central to the Buzz center of the most happening nightclubs and markets of North Goa.

We appreciate your feedback about the room. However, the view of the building from some of the rooms and the disturbance of the dogs in the night is beyond our control and purview. Although Wi Fi is not complimentary, it is available at very reasonable rates (starting as low as Rs 100/-).

We do hope you visit soon and give us another opportunity to serve you.

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
Resort Manager
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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93 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2014

Location of Golden Tulip is a real clincher. In the heart of North Goa and walking distance from the main Aguada Road. Beach is a 10-15 minute walk. Clean and nice rooms, excellent breakfast, terrific service..what more can you ask? 5 minute walk can get you to several restaurants, shopping, nightclubs ( Sink). You can also try Calamari beach shack at Candolim beach. Overall a great experience. Go for it !!

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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Sunilnew
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 29 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from The Golden Tulip Grand View Resort!

Thank you for the great review!

We strive to keep high standards of service at all times and the experience shared here is a reflective of that.

We hope to see you again soon!

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
Resort Manager
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London
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

Got back from Goa yesterday - stayed from 16/03 to 23/03
We enjoyed our stay at Golden Tulip
All staff members are polite and very helpful, we have stayed in many five star hotels in many different countries and i must admit services at golden tulip were very good... Big smile on staff members face makes difference
We were unfortunate and had a accident but hotel staff went above and beyond to help every possible way... All the help were with big smile on faces
Few names I will definitely remember and would like to say special Thanks for their help and kind services.. All these guys went above and beyond to help us

Ginelle and ---------- ( I ll update name) from front office - both girls very professional and helpful
Farook - room services
Restaurant staff
Pool attendant

Breakfast was really good and we enjoyed wide choice of indian variety

Keep the good work guys

Negatives
Internet was expensive compare to all other places provides free net now a days

Hotel food was delicious but bit pricey compare to other food places in Goa

Both negatives did not bother me much as there are lots of places provides free wifi on the beach and lots of eating places only 5 minutes walking distance

I would recommend this hotel and will stay again

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Thank FuntyLondon
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ResortManagerGTG, General Manager at Golden Tulip Goa Candolim, responded to this review, 29 March 2014
Dear Guest,

Greetings from The Golden Tulip Grand View Resort!

Thank you for your review ! We are delighted to know that we were able to exceed your expectations!

I am particularly pleased to read your great comments about our associates and i will pass on your appreciations to them.

We look forward to welcoming you back at the Resort!

Best Regards,


Pankaj Dubey
Resort Manager
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Property: Golden Tulip Goa Candolim
Address: 315/A/G1 - G5 | Bardez, Candolim, Bardez 403515, India
Region: India > Goa > Bardez > Candolim
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Candolim
#6 Spa Hotel in Candolim
#9 Family Hotel in Candolim
#12 Romantic Hotel in Candolim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Tulip Goa Candolim 4*
Number of rooms: 52
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Golden Tulip Grand View Resort, Candolim is a Four Star Resort in the heart of North Goa. It has 46 Tastefully done up spacious Rooms and 6 Two Bedroom Apartments apart from 24 Hours Multi cuisine Coffee Shop (Aquatico), 24 Hours Room Service, Free Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Indoor Games like Foosball,Carrom, Table Tennis, Billiards Etc. It is located just about 800 meters from the Candolim Beach, within a close proximity to the Markets, Food Establishments, Night Clubs, Taxi Stands, ATMs, Water Activities, Forts, Churches, Casinos etc. ... more   less 
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